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#RepealThe8th: What you need to know about Ireland's march for abortion rights

Today thousands of people are taking part in Ireland’s Repeal The 8th march to fight for safe and legal abortions.

This will be the fifth annual March for Choice in Dublin and is considered to be the biggest pro-choice event in the country. 632 more words

World

Patient dies after ambulance bursts into flames outside hospital

A patient has died and a paramedic has been injured after an ambulance burst into flames outside a hospital in Ireland.

The fire broke out at about 2pm as it was outside Naas General Hospital in Co Kildare. 215 more words

UK

1949 – The Republic of Ireland football team beats England 2-0 at Goodison Park – England’s first defeat by a foreign side.

The first ever defeat for England on their home turf by a non-UK team only made things all the more sweeter. The Ireland side was captained by Manchester United great Johnny Carey – the reigning Player of the Year at the time of this game; he and Roy Keane remain the only Irishmen ever to […] 6 more words

Irish Blog

1949 – The Republic of Ireland football team beats England 2-0 at Goodison Park – England’s first defeat by a foreign side.

The first ever defeat for England on their home turf by a non-UK team only made things all the more sweeter.

The Ireland side was captained by Manchester United great Johnny Carey – the reigning Player of the Year at the time of this game; he and Roy Keane remain the only Irishmen ever to win that accolade – while the goals came from a Con Martin penalty and Everton’s Peter Farrell, enjoying a day of days at his home stadium.

Irish History

A tale of two Unions: can circles be squared by a new devolution settlement?

In the wake of the EU referendum result there has been much discussion about the possibility of Scotland and Northern Ireland preserving closer relationships with the EU than the UK as a whole. 1,366 more words

Devolution

LOCATION, LOCUTION: Novelist Hazel Gaynor illuminates the lives of early 20th-century women with an adventuresome streak


Tracey Warr is here with fellow historical novelist Hazel Gaynor. As it happens, I recently read her book Memories of Violets, which makes me think we’re in for a treat! 1,846 more words

UK

Dundalk Make History

Last night Dundalk made Irish footballing history by getting their first point in the Europa League group stages, no Irish team had ever won a point in a European competition group stage before last night. 236 more words

Football